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Cover: Oh! If Only...

Oh! If Only... Book Review By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Oh! If Only . . . Michael Foreman Sometimes it is the little things that cascade out of control and cause big time chaos. A little View →

Cover: Lights Out Shabbat

Lights Out Shabbat

“A young boy is visiting his grandparents for a weekend in Georgia when they are all surprised by a freak snow storm. It begins after they light the Shabbat candles. The electricity in the house goes out but they continue with the meal. As the candles flicker, Grandfather tells… View →

Cover: Talia and the Rude Vegetables

Talia and the Rude Vegetables

“Talia’s grandmother is busy in the kitchen making a stew to welcome the Jewish New Year. She sends the little girl to the garden for seven root vegetables. Talia hears the word ‘rude’ rather than root and has fun wondering what kind of misdeeds were done by the… View →

Cover: Grandma Rose's Magic

Grandma Rose's Magic

“Grandma Rose loves to sew and has over the years brought joy into the lives of many people in her community. With a needle, some thread, and a piece of cloth she makes magic in the form of dresses for girls, slacks for boys, curtains and quilts, dolls for grandchildren,… View →

Cover: Hannah's Way

Hannah's Way

" It is the Depression and Hannah’s father has lost his job. They are forced to move from Minneapolis to northern Minnesota where she is the only Jew in her class at school. Her parents are rigorous believers in following the rules and regulations governing the Sabbath. Hannah View →

Cover: Engineer Ari and the Hanukkah Mishap

Engineer Ari and the Hanukkah Mishap

"This is a timely teaching story by Deborah Bodin Cohen that brings a devout Jew together with a Bedouin on a Jewish holiday rich with history and meaning. The mutual hospitality of the two men is a miracle in its own right. " —Spirituality and… View →


“Gouache on textured paper emulate pointillism, depicting fall foliage dominated by auburn, brown and green colors. An author’s note encourages families to find unique ways to practice this low-impact yet spiritually rich custom.” —Kirkus Reviews View →